JetBlue Airways’ Buffalo to Los Angeles
Buffalo celebrated the arrival of JetBlue Airways’ inaugural service from Los Angeles on 17 June, a route which launched the day previous. Seen celebrating the arrival is Pascal Cohen, Senior Marketing Manager & Aviation Business Development, Buffalo Niagara International Airport and John Checketts, Network Planning Director, JetBlue Airways. Being welcomed off the first flight from LA is Hollywood actor William Fichtner.
Celebrations were also had on the first departure to Los Angeles on 16 June, with passengers being offered Buffalo wings to enjoy before departure. The 3,560-kilometre sector will be served daily on the carrier’s A320s.
- JetBlue Airways commenced service on two transcontinental US routes on 16 June, starting with flights between Buffalo (BUF) and Los Angeles (LAX). Commenting on the launch, John Checketts, Network Planning Director, JetBlue Airways, said: “The opportunity for this route continued to get stronger and stronger and we’re very excited to finally have it in play.” The second route launched was between Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and San Diego (SAN). Both 3,560- and 3,642-kilometre sectors will be served daily on the carrier’s A320 fleet facing no direct competition.